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the city to look at how it monitors the use of the internet and technology. some workers at this yard and another division could be looking for new jobs. >> reporter: at this p.u.c. yard workers knew why we were there. >> heard about it. >> reporter: one of the place wheres employees are suspected of using city computers to share pornography and online gambling. >> we are taking this very seriously. >> the allegations are disturbing. it is misuse of property for all the wrong reasons. >> doug: mayor ed lee wants an investigation finished soon and officials say t be complete in a week. for months they have been investigating a tip that they have been sending and receiving pornographic images on the job. >> looking into what sites, documenting what types of photographs. >> reporter: while investigators don't suspect anything criminal the activity would be a violation of city policy and could lead to punishment. >> anytime you get an allegation like this you have to take the appropriate action to send a message it is not okay. >> reporter: the public utilities commission says they will r
he says is stuck in the past. he argues technology is the key to transforming government and sparking citizen engagement. >> small is getting big. big is getting small. armies of davids i call it in the book not with slingshots as we know it. but the slingshot here is technology that will tear down the walls of this model. again it's no longer relevant the world we are living in. >> as he travels the nation on his book tour willie brown says newsom is testing unwanted waters. >>> parking lot boards is considering a series of fair increases that will start this year. transit agencies need to hike prices to keep the agency on track so it's proposing fare hikes every two years. the amount of the increase would be tied to inflation. the proposed 5.2%. >> the economy is bad right now. people don't have that kind of money. i don't have that kind of money. >> commuters going between daly city would pay $75 a year more if the first proposed increase goes into place. it would add $150 a year for people that commute between pittsburg and the pahl street station. >> i think we have not heard the
what kind of technology is out there for good, there will be some who will find a way to misuse that technology. >> several members of congress have introduced bills to regulate the use of drones. analysts say it's unclear which government agency would be in charge. >> just before noon today an asteroid the size of a football field whizzed by planet earth. the biggest space rock ever to come so close to us. jade hernandez live at the science center in oakland to explain why there was never any danger. still a lot of intrigue. >> reporter: astronomers here are fielding questions about this unprecedented asteroid hurling close to earth. experts say it's far enough away to keep us safe and still close enough to spark curiosity. 17,000miles away, asteroid 2012 asteroid raced past. >> it takes things like this for us to see how much is out there. >> reporter: in oakland at the science and space center, astronomer ben burris explained the asteroid would be visible here, but not to the naked eye after the sun goes down. >> it's a reminder that as some have said the earth is orbiting th
also wanted to work with this congress to encourage the research and technology that helped natural gas burn even cleaner and protects our air and our water. in fact much of or new found energy are from land and walls that we, the public own together. i propose some of those revenues to fund an energy security trust that will drive new research and technology to shift our cars and trucks off of oil for good. it's a non-coalition of admirals and ceos can get behind the idea we can get together. it will keep us from the painful spikes in gas prize that we have put up with too long. will let cut in half the energy wasted by our homes and businesses in half in the next 20 years. >> we'll work with the states to do it. those states were had a have the best energy by more efficient building will receive federal support to help make that happen. america's energy sector is just one part of an aging infrastructure badly in need of repair. ask any ceo where had he would like locate and hire, a country with deteriorate roads and bridges but one with high-tech schools and self-healing power grids.
to the hospital, but because of this amazing new three dimensional technology, they were able to see not only that he had shattered his hip, but that his spleen had torn in half, which allows doctors to immediately operate and stop the internal bleeding. had it been a regular traditional x-ray, they would have only been able to see the fracture. here we have images of little gauge getting his fiscal therapy. you can seat big scar on his back legs and his back. he's doing really well. that's a great story to tell. you have the coolest, toughest dog on the block. >>> efsverybody, it's monday. coming up, it's the great rtm ipad giveaway. you need the buzzword and you have to be 18 to enter. we'll give you the buzzword in a minute. so hang with us. >> good luck, everybody. >>> when you get lots of snow, sometimes your car gets buried when it's on the side of the road. this guy has a way of digging out his toyota. as you can see here, it's pretty buried. >> whoa. >> once i get a little area cleaned out around the car, i can shovel out enough to get it out of here. if i can get a door and the front
. >>> steven, it's time to have a little fun with technology. you know we need our tech fun expert. >> yes. >> hey, fun zach. >> hey there. >> play the air guitar. >> sounds like a dying cat. >> this is vacuum pump science problem failed. >> what the heck happened? >> that was an implosion you just saw. >> they were trying to demonstrate oil blob. as the pressure inside this case goes down, the air inside of this glove expands. >> right. >> eventually the glove explodes and pops. you can see right there. the guy says, oh, that's the end, but it's not. what happens is as the pressure inside of this case is going down and down and down, the air on the outside is exerting more and more pressure onto it. so it becomes enough that implosion. >> love that. >> we also have another fun-type video. >> this is budweiser red light for canadians to enjoy hockey. you've been to hockey games where you see red lights going off. >> means -- >> how would you like to have red lights in the house. >> does it blink when my game scores? >> exactly. >> no way. >> connected via wi-fi to the internet. whenever yo
but the biggest change may be to technology that police use. >> all we had was the radio and the little switch you know to turn on the lights. >> reporter: tonight for the first time the chief is hosting a virtual ride along with him behind the wheel, his lieutenant is tweeting messages and pictures on twitter and we had a front row seat. here's a look behind some of the tweets. the chief responded to a car crash. he helped this elderly woman who couldn't find her car in downtown and even stopped by a lemonade stand where a girl was selling cup cakes. >> we want to try to condition our community to go to social media you know when there's an incident in their neighborhood as well as when there's a natural disaster. >> reporter: chief burns also hopes reviewing what happens behind the badge helps police further connect with the community. >> it truly allows us to reach an entire generation or two of people that realistically we weren't reaching directly before. >> reporter: some area police say twitter has helped them get more tips. their tweet along is going to happen until 2:00 in morning just fo
. he talked about the need to create more jobs by increasing research and technology investments, more school funding reforming the tax code, including ending tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. >> enrollment in the federal job corp program is frozen. lawmakers say it is at a stand still while they investigate a 100 million-dollar short fall. the budget problem will prevent about 30,000 young people from getting job training. they will stop taking anyone until at least june 30th. >>> 23 you want a job you may find one at great america. they need to fill hundreds of jobs for the season. they need cash years, ticket takers and ride operators. there are about 2500 positions open. tryouts are also being held for performance positions. opening day is scheduled for march 29th. >> state budget cuts may be to blame for why a new jail is signature empty in placer county. officials say they don't have the money to staff it. if staffs were in place the jail would be able to open in a few weeks but it would cost about $6 million to open just a portion of the facility and that is m
's a high definition surveillance camera. within line of sight, technologically almost unlimited, autonomous any where. >> we can click on a map and say go here, and it will go there and hoover. and i can say, look at this point and it will look at that point and hoover. >> reporter: some are concerned about the issue of privacy and security. >> if i'm sitting in my backyard enjoying a naked sunbathing afternoon. if a tiny little drone flies over i don't know that i shouldn't be doing something to protect my privacy. >> reporter: the aclu refuses the use of drones in alameda county and elsewhere, it's taken no position yet on private drones. with stronger memories and bigger batteries drones can pick up more. this one is fake for a video game but a drone with a gun is possible. >> if i were still active and i saw one of those doing something like that i would shoot it down. you know pure and simple. destroy it. >> reporter: former alameda sheriff charles plumber says it's an faa problem. law enforcement and the faa are already concerned about drones in the national air space. we obtained thi
about the smart meter technology that he is said to be a supporter. he is speaking at the marriott at noon today and tomorrow he will be in san francisco at 7:30 and tomorrow he will be speaking at 7:00 p.m. in san rafael at don't anybody can't tune -- dominican university. >>> they are trying to lure them to move to texas. perry plans on meeting today with more businesses although he would not say which ones. it is confirmed that one company will listen to what he has to say. a manufacturing business at the state of california desperately wants to stay right here. >>> new information in east napa happened last may. the police officer shot a 26- year-old man after a foot chase acted in self-defense. he was left in a coma but survived and filed a lawsuit alleging he used excessive force. >>> a woman was hit with a stray bullet at 6:00 last night. it came from somebody who was shotting at a car on sick can more drive -- near her home, and neighbors say this is the third time that duplex has been hit. >>> well the work officially has begun on the final segment. it is expected to give
-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> new video now of a two alarm fire in healdsburg. the first reports came in 10:00. by the time firefighters arrived flames were spreading quickly and crews called for a second alarm. after more than a few hours it was mostly out and firefighters were tackling small fires inside the building. no injuries have been reported. >>> a grueling cycling race that spans california has bay area businesses are excited about the change. the race starts may 12 in escondido. this year it will end in mount diablo. creating a perfect opportunity for the owner of this bike shop in mount diablo. chris rodriguez says he's working with the city council. >>> virgin is adding direct flights to austin texas starting may 24-point. >>> it was a mixed day on wall street today the dow gained 47 points to close abov
came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> pope announces his resignation this morning. we'll tell you why parishers did not see it coming. >>> record breaking reward now. the man hunt for a former police officer why the mayor of los angeles says that reward money is urgently needed. >>> we are live in los gatos where a meeting tonight about gun control and gun store is expected to get heated. we will tell you about the latest concern that involves death threats. >>> bad weather all across the country. how bay area travelers are being effected. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it is monday, february 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check with steve paulson. i haven't been up skiing yet. it feels like the winter is done. >> don't say that. >> i hope no
." coming up at 7:53, how he says technology can play a key role and how he will run for president one day. >>> a college student shot in the head during a vicious attack at a bus stop. how she went several hours without realizing how that attack could have killed her. >>> plus -- a first at the westminster dog show. the breed that was named best in show for the first time. >>> welcome back. a uc santa cruz student shot in the head at a bus stop expected to fully recover. the 21-year-old woman told police she was attacked at that bus stop near natural bridges state beach monday night. police say a man with a rifle told her to empty her pockets. then shot her in the head. she thought she had been hit only with the butt of the gun. doctors at the dominican hospital, found the bullet, they removed it. it only pierced part of her skull. here is a sketch of the suspect, light-skinned 5'7", with a medium build, wearing jeans a gray sweatshirt and had a red bannan da over his face -- bandana over his face. he had a gruff voice. she saw a white chrysler pt cruiser circling the area before she was
with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort... individualized. at the ultimate sleep number event, queen mattresses start at just $599. and save 50% on our innovative limited edition bed. >>> people around the bay area are working tonight to make valentine's day wishes come true. >> reporter: we spoke with analysts just this evening who told me this year, sweethearts aren't the only ones who will be getting the sweet treats. the day before valentine's, fedex shipping hub in oakland is buzzing. >> it's very tight, because the flower shippers want to have the latest possible pickup to get the stuff here. fulfilling orders up to the last minute as well. >> reporter: paul says shipping volume for today is up 10% over a regular day. tomorrow, up 25%. the trend follows an increase in online ordering, that have to get to the destination the next day. >> flowers, any type of edibles. cookies, candies, gift basket
an adviser on smart meter technology. gore will be speaking at the santa clara marriott at noon. tonight, he will speak at the herp's theater at 7:30 and tomorrow he will speak at 7:00 at dominican university. >>> in new orleans, thousands are expected for a big party there today. why the weather could put a damper on the fat tuesday celebration. >>> you don't have to go all the way to new orleans to celebrate mardi gras. the celebration happening here where you can get yourself some colorful beads. dave? >> yeah. [laughter] >>> welcome back. rain in new orleans down in the big easy, expected during tonight and fat tuesday celebrations but organizers say that will not keep people off the streets. despite the rain, the parades went on. fat tuesday expected to bring as many as a million people to the streets of new orleans. >>> back here in the bay area, the annual mardi gras san francisco party, that's tonight at fillmore blah saw. there will be create -- plaza. there will be creative costumes, music, colorful beads. this starts at 5:00 p.m. after the outdoor festival, there is a mardi gras m
comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort... individualized. at the ultimate sleep number event, queen mattresses start at just $599. and save 50% on our innovative limited edition bed. >>> new video from antioch where a woman was injured by a stray bullet tonight. someone was shooting at a car on sycamore drive and a stray bullet traveled 1/2 block and went through a window in an upstairs bedroom hitting a woman inside in the arm. the wound appears to be minor. neighbors say this is the third time the duplex has been hit. >>> a san francisco couple today renewed their wedding vows while raising awareness at the lack of certain bone marrow donors. ktvu's david stevenson explains the very personal reason why the couple is so invested in that cause. >> reporter: with california's attorney general presiding san francisco na
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